Pepper Jack Crackers

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Pepper Jack Crackers are absolutely show stopping. Great heat, fantastic crisp crackers and amazing flavor!

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Happy Wednesday Slow Roasters!  Welcome to The Happy Hour at The Slow Roasted Italian.  Today we are featuring a fantastic game day snack.  These Pepper Jack Crackers are absolutely show stopping.  Great heat, fantastic crisp crackers and amazing flavor!  I piped these out with a Wilton W789 cake icer decorating tip.  These are also pretty easy to make.

Enjoy the Super Bowl!!!

Here are a few more great game day foods.  Our favorite and most popular 7 Layer Mexican Bean Dip.

Also, check out all the great game day foods and snacks here.

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Recipe adapted from Gourmet December 1994

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Pepper Jack Crackers

Donna Elick
These Pepper Jack Crackers are absolutely show stopping. Great heat, fantastic crisp crackers and amazing flavor! I piped these out with a Wilton W789 cake icer decorating tip. These are also pretty easy to make.
Tried this recipe?Please comment and review!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Method Food Processor, Oven
Servings 1 Bowl

Ingredients
 

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, 1 stick, softened
  • 1/2 pound pepper Jack cheese, grated coarse
  • 1 large egg, separated
  • 1 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • 3/4 teaspoon cayenne, or to taste
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 375°F and grease two baking sheets.
  • In a food processor blend together butter and cheese until smooth. Add egg yolk, salt, and cayenne and blend until combined. Add flour and blend until mixture just forms a dough.
  • Working in batches, transfer dough to a pastry bag fitted with a 7/8-inch-wide ribbon tip or Wilton W789 Cake Icer Tip (use teeth side up).
  • Pipe dough in long strips 2 inches apart on baking sheets. (Alternatively, working in batches, dough may be transferred to a cookie press fitted with a ribbon disk and pressed out in long strips 2 inches apart on baking sheets.) Dough strips may break in places but repairs are not necessary, as strips will be cut later.
  • In a small bowl whisk together egg white and a pinch salt until just combined. Brush each strip of dough with some egg white and bake in batches in middle of oven until golden brown, about 10 to 15 minutes.
  • While crackers are still hot, slice into triangles and cool completely on racks. Crackers keep in airtight containers 5 days.

Nutrition

Serving: 1 | Calories: 2182cal | Carbohydrates: 98g | Protein: 75g | Fat: 166g | Saturated Fat: 103g | Cholesterol: 610mg | Sodium: 3764mg | Sugar: 2g | Fiber: 4g | Calcium: 1766mg | Iron: 8mg

All nutritional information is based on third party calculations and is only an estimate. Each recipe’s nutritional value will vary depending on the ingredients used, measuring methods, and portion sizes.

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11 Comments

    1. I am sure there would be an adjustment of how much flour to add (I would start with 3/4 cup and increase as needed). But, the flavor is so incredible I am sure it would meld beautifully with the wheat. Let me know if you try them with the wheat.

  1. Hey stranger!! YAY for a new post!!! These were delish. I didn't realize they were piped that way before you baked them. That is so cool!

  2. Slow roasters – so cute! I love making crackers and these look wonderful. Yum! Enjoy some for me too!

  3. A real festive treat for my Super Bowl party! I love your site. Thanks for always posting the good stuff! HUgs!

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